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  • The New Complete Works of Josephus

    The New Complete Works of Josephus
    av Josephus Flavius

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825429248

    No source, other than the Bible itself, provides more relevant information on the first century than the work of Flavius Josephus. This newly edited version updates the original 18th century language; includes commentary by the award winning author…

  • Ancient Persia

    Ancient Persia
    av Matt Waters

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521253697

    The Achaemenid Persian Empire, at its greatest territorial extent under Darius I (r.522-486 BCE), held sway over territory stretching from the Indus River Valley to southeastern Europe and from the western Himalayas to northeast Africa. In this book…

  • Ancient Persia

    Ancient Persia
    av Matt Waters

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107009608

    The Achaemenid Persian Empire, at its greatest territorial extent under Darius I (r.522-486 BCE), held sway over territory stretching from the Indus River Valley to southeastern Europe and from the western Himalayas to northeast Africa. In this book…

  • The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount

    The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount
    av Gershom Gorenberg

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152050

    Focuses on the religious passions that make fundamentalists battle over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and why this sacred site has become a catalyst for potential conflict.

  • The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon

    The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon
    av Stephanie Dalley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198728849

    The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon is an exciting story of detection involving legends, expert decipherment of ancient texts, and a vivid description of a little-known civilization. Recognized in ancient times as one of the Seven Wonders o…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Susan Pollock

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521575683

    This book is an in-depth treatment of the antecedents and first florescence of early state and urban societies in the alluvial lowlands of Mesopotamia over nearly three millennia, from approximately 5000 to 2100 BC. Susan Pollock’s approach is…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Susan Pollock

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521573344

    This book is an in-depth treatment of the antecedents and first florescence of early state and urban societies in the alluvial lowlands of Mesopotamia over nearly three millennia, from approximately 5000 to 2100 BC. Susan Pollock's approach is expli…

  • The First Great Powers

    The First Great Powers
    av Arthur Cotterell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787382114

    The rediscovery of Assyria in the 1840s transformed Western views on the origins of civilisation. The excavation of Nineveh proved that even the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians together did not constitute the ancient world. These peoples had nothing to…

  • The Jewish Revolt AD 66-74

    The Jewish Revolt AD 66-74
    av Si Sheppard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961835

    In AD 66 a local disturbance in Caesarea caused by Greeks sacrificing birds in front of a local synagogue exploded into a pan-Jewish revolt against their Roman overlords. Gaining momentum, the rebels successfully occupied Jerusalem and drove off an…

  • A Brief History of Ancient Israel

    A Brief History of Ancient Israel
    av Victor H. Matthews

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780664224363

    Grounded in the latest archeological developments, Victor Matthews's A Brief History of Ancient Israel presents a concise history of Israel covering the ancestral period, conquest and settlement, the monarchy, and both the exilic and postexilic peri…

  • From Cyrus to Alexander

    From Cyrus to Alexander
    av Pierre Briant

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575060316

    Around 550 B.C.E. the Persian people-who were previously practically unknown in the annals of history-emerged from their base in southern Iran (Fars) and engaged in a monumental adventure that, under the leadership of Cyrus the Great and his success…

  • Mesopotamia

    Mesopotamia
    av Gwendolyn Leick

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140265743

    Situated in an area roughly corresponding to present-day Iraq, Mesopotamia is one of the great, ancient civilizations, though it is still relatively unknown. Yet, over 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the very first cities were created. This is the f…

  • Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit

    Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit
    av Jodi Magness

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802865588

    In Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit Jodi Magness unearths -footprints- buried in both archaeological and literary evidence to shed new light on Jewish daily life in Palestine from the mid-first century b.c.e. to 70 c.e. -- the time and place of Jesus' l…

  • Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus

    Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus
    av Michael A. Flower

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195188684

    Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives-as well as the most important autobiographical work-to have survived from ancient Greece. It tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian…

  • Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus

    Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus
    av Michael A. Flower

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195188677

    Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives-as well as the most important autobiographical work-to have survived from ancient Greece. It tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian…

  • The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age

    The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age
    av Steven Weitzman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174600

    The first major history of the scholarly quest to answer the question of Jewish origins The Jews have one of the longest continuously recorded histories of any people in the world, but what do we actually know about their origins? While many think t…

  • The Persians

    The Persians
    av Maria Brosius

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415320900

    The only book of its kind to cover both the Achaemenid period and the thousand years following Alexander's conquest, The Persians explores the period from the seventh century BC, to the seventh century AD, and presents a comprehensive introduction t…

  • The Persians

    The Persians
    av Maria Brosius

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415320894

    The only book of its kind to cover both the Achaemenid period and the thousand years following Alexander's conquest, The Persians explores the period from the seventh century BC, to the seventh century AD, and presents a comprehensive introduction t…

  • The Jewish War

    The Jewish War
    av Josephus

    Storpocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444209

    Josephus' account of a war marked by treachery and atrocity is a superbly detailed and evocative record of the Jewish rebellion against Rome between AD 66 and 70. Originally a rebel leader, Josephus changed sides after he was captured to become a Ro…

  • Sumer and the Sumerians

    Sumer and the Sumerians
    av Harriet Crawford

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521533386

    Mesopotamia produced one of the best-known ancient civilizations, with a literate, urban culture and highly-developed political institutions. In this fully revised and expanded edition of her classic text, Sumer and the Sumerians, Harriet Crawford r…

  • Ancient Iraq

    Ancient Iraq
    av Georges Roux

    Storpocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140125238

    First published in 1964, Ancient Iraq is the classic work on Mesopotamia and the great civilizations that sprung from the region bounded by the Euphrates and Tigris. It remains an invaluable primer for anyone fascinated by the extraordinary ruins an…

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Stephen Bertman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195183641

    Modern-day archaeological discoveries in the Near East continue to illuminate our understanding of the ancient world, including the many contributions made by the people of Mesopotamia to literature, art, government, and urban life The Handbook to L…

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

    Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Stephen Bertman

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816043460

    For almost three thousand years, a succession of glorious communities flourished in ancient Mesopotamia. This book explores the culture of these great civilisations, which gave rise to literature, art, government, and urban life. It examines the dai…

  • History of the Persian Empire

    History of the Persian Empire
    av A. T. Olmstead

    Häftad - 1959 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226627779

    Out of a lifetime of study of the ancient Near East, Professor Olmstead has gathered previously unknown material into the story of the life, times, and thought of the Persians, told for the first time from the Persian rather than the traditional Gre…

  • The Jewish War, Volume III

    The Jewish War, Volume III
    av Josephus

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674995697

    Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he return…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia - Portrait of a Dead Civilization

    Ancient Mesopotamia - Portrait of a Dead Civilization
    av A. Leo Oppenheim

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226631875

    "This splendid work of scholarship . . . sums up with economy and power all that the written record so far deciphered has to tell about the ancient and complementary civilizations of Babylon and Assyria."-Edward B. Garside, New York Times Book Revie…

  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

    The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198724391

    The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land covers the 3,000 years which saw the rise of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-and relates the familiar stories of the sacred texts with the fruits of modern scholarship. Beginning with the origins of t…

  • The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721-705 B.C.

    The Campaigns of Sargon II, King of Assyria, 721-705 B.C.
    av Sarah C. Melville

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806154039

    Backed by an unparalleled military force, Sargon II outwitted and outfought powerful competitors to extend Assyrian territory and secure his throne. As Sarah C. Melville shows through a detailed analysis of each of his campaigns, the king used his a…

  • Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon

    Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon
    av Eric H. Cline

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166322

    A vivid portrait of the early years of biblical archaeology from the acclaimed author of 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed In 1925, James Henry Breasted, famed Egyptologist and director of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago…

  • Cyrus The Great

    Cyrus The Great
    av Stephen Dando-Collins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684424375

    Cyrus the Great was one of the most influential figures in history, an enlightened ruler and brilliant general who, via sword, cunning and wisdom, in the 6th century BC created the Persian Empire, largest empire known to man to that time. His army w…

  • The Archaeology of Verbal and Nonverbal Meaning: Mesopotamian Domestic Architecture and its Textual Dimension

    The Archaeology of Verbal and Nonverbal Meaning: Mesopotamian Domestic Architecture and its Textual Dimension
    av Paolo Brusasco

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781407300450

    Mesopotamian houses excavated at Ur and Nippur represent a unique archaeological context for the analysis of the interaction of verbal and nonverbal sign systems in that archaeologists can combine archival evidence of the III-II millennium BC with w…

  • Excavations by K M Kenyon in Jerusalem, Volume 4: The Iron Age Cave Deposits

    Excavations by K M Kenyon in Jerusalem, Volume 4: The Iron Age Cave Deposits
    av Itzak Eshel, K. Prag

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197270059

    Kathleen Kenyon died in 1978 without having published final reports on her excavations in Jerusalem. These are being now published in five volumes. This volume concentrates on finds outside the walls of the Iron Age city, and particularly on the eni…

  • Israel in Transition

    Israel in Transition
    av Lester L. Grabbe

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567649485

    Israel in Transition 2 is the second in a two-volume work addressing some of the historical problems relating to the early history of Israel, from its first mention around 1200 BCE to the beginnings of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. During this f…

  • L' etude de la transition du Bronze recent II au Fer I en Palestine meridionale

    L' etude de la transition du Bronze recent II au Fer I en Palestine meridionale
    av Michael Jasmin, Michael Jasmin

    Häftad - 2006 - Franska - ISBN: 9781841719269

    This work centres on one central question: should the passage from the Late Bronze II to the Iron I Age in Palestine, from the 13th to the 11th centuries BCE, be viewed, as is classically accepted, simply as a period of transition characterised by o…

  • Ur Animals

    Ur Animals
    av University of Pennsylvania Museum

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780924171611

    Lions and rams and bulls! Oh, my! See them in all their golden splendor. This book contains 20 full-color postcards featuring the animals that decorated the treasures of Ur-the gold and lapis lazuli bull-head from the Great Lyre, the gold and lapis…

  • The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory

    The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory
    av John P. Nielsen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138120402

    Nebuchadnezzar I (r. 1125-1104) was one of the more significant and successful kings to rule Babylonia in the intervening period between the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in the 12th century at the end of the Late Bronze Age, and the emergence of a…

  • Ancient Iran and Its Neighbours

    Ancient Iran and Its Neighbours

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782972273

    The fourth millennium BC was a critical period of socio-economic and political transformation in the Iranian Plateau and its surrounding zones. This period witnessed the appearance of the world's earliest urban centres, hierarchical administrative s…

  • Studies in Persian Period History and Historiography

    Studies in Persian Period History and Historiography
    av Hugh Williamson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783161482618

    For at least 15 years, and with several significant works, Hugh Williamson contributed to the movement to recapture the importance of the biblical books of Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah. Behind his widely acclaimed commentaries on these books lay ma…

  • Atlas of Preclassical Upper Mesopotamia (Apum)

    Atlas of Preclassical Upper Mesopotamia (Apum)

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782503991207

    Due to an important number of salvage projects and rescue excavations in Northern Syria, Southern Turkey and Northern Iraq, the archaeological records documenting Upper Mesopotamia drastically increased these last decades. More than 300 regular or r…

  • The Archaeology of Ancient Judea and Palestine

    The Archaeology of Ancient Judea and Palestine
    av . Lewin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892368006

    The regions that compose the current state of Israel and the emerging state of Palestine have yielded a wealth of fascinating archaeological evidence, from the Dead Sea Scrolls found in a cave in 1947 by a Bedouin searching for a lost sheep, to the…

  • The Faunas of Hayonim Cave, Israel

    The Faunas of Hayonim Cave, Israel
    av Mary C. Stiner

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873655521

    A decade of zooarchaeological fieldwork (1992-2001) went into Mary Stiner's pathbreaking analysis of changes in human ecology from the early Mousterian period through the end of Paleolithic cultures in the Levant. Stiner employs a comparative approa…

  • Darius in the Shadow of Alexander

    Darius in the Shadow of Alexander
    av Pierre Briant

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674493094

    The last of Cyrus the Great's dynastic inheritors and the legendary enemy of Alexander the Great, Darius III ruled over a Persian Empire that stretched from the Mediterranean to the Indus River. Yet, despite being the most powerful king of his time,…

  • Judas Maccabaeus

    Judas Maccabaeus
    av Bar-Kochva B. Bar-Kochva

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521323529

    An account of Judas Maccabeus' battles against the Seleucid empire between 166 and 160 B.C.

  • Sennacherib, King of Assyria

    Sennacherib, King of Assyria
    av Josette Elayi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628372175

    Josette Elayi's Sennacherib, King of Assyria is the only extant biography of Sargon II's infamous son. This critical resource for students and scholars traces the reign of Sennacherib in context in order to illuminate more fully the life and contrib…

  • Sennacherib, King of Assyria

    Sennacherib, King of Assyria
    av Josette Elayi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780884143178

    Josette Elayi's Sennacherib, King of Assyria is the only extant biography of Sargon II's infamous son. This critical resource for students and scholars traces the reign of Sennacherib in context in order to illuminate more fully the life and contrib…

  • History, Texts and Art in Early Babylonia

    History, Texts and Art in Early Babylonia
    av Piotr Steinkeller

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501513305

    These essays represent a summation of Piotr Steinkeller's decades-long thinking and writing about the history of third millennium BCE Babylonia and the ways in which it is reflected in ancient historical and literary sources and art, as well as of h…

  • History, Texts and Art in Early Babylonia

    History, Texts and Art in Early Babylonia
    av Piotr Steinkeller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501519062

    These essays represent a summation of Piotr Steinkeller's decades-long thinking and writing about the history of third millennium BCE Babylonia and the ways in which it is reflected in ancient historical and literary sources and art, as well as of h…

  • Fragmente Einer Großen Sprache

    Fragmente Einer Großen Sprache
    av Alexa Sabine Bartelmus

    Inbunden - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9781501511356

    Das vorliegende Buch stellt einen Versuch dar, die L cke in der Geschichte des Sumerischen zu schlie en, die bislang zwischen den umfangreichen, gut untersuchten Textcorpora des sp ten dritten und fr hen zweiten Jahrtausends v. Chr. und den relativ…

  • Return To Babylon

    Return To Babylon
    av B Fagan

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870818677

    Tells the story of archaeological travel and excavation in Iraq -- then Mesopotamia -- from the time of the great Arab geographers to the 2003 devastation of the Iraq National Museum. Fagan tells of Henry Rawlinson, Jules Oppert, and Edward Hincks,…

  • Tell Rijim Iraq

    Tell Rijim Iraq
    av Rafa Kolinski

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841710426

  • Rome and Judea in Transition

    Rome and Judea in Transition
    av Chris Seeman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433121036

    Rome and Judea in Transition is the first English-language book to study exclusively the first century and a half of Roman-Judean political relations (164-37 B.C.). It presents a comprehensive reassessment of the Late Republic's involvement in the L…

  • Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece

    Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece
    av John Parman Brown

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780800635916

    The Israelites and the Greeks formed "the first free societies, cultivating rain-watered fields around a fortified citadel, recording their words about the human situation in a widely-accessible alphabetic script." With a keen eye for both compariso…

  • The Middle Bronze Age IIA Cemetery at Gesher

    The Middle Bronze Age IIA Cemetery at Gesher

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897570756

    Includes 164 b/w figures and 18 tables. Gesher is a small Middle Bronze Age IIA cemetery site located in the central Jordan Valley in Israel. Initial excavations in 1986-1987 indicated the site's importance for examining population and settlement i…

  • Hasanlu, Volume I

    Hasanlu, Volume I
    av Mary M. Voigt

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934718493

    Any consideration of the Iranian plateau must include the important site of Hasanlu in northern Iran. The Museum carried out excavations from 1956 through 1977. A major aspect of the research focused on the Iron Age settlement. This fortified town w…

  • A Time of Change

    A Time of Change

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567045522

    This volume includes ten new studies, most of which were originally presented at the 14th World Congress of Jewish Studies, held in Jerusalem in 2005. The studies all deal with the changes that occurred in the Land of Israel during the Persian and e…

  • Ashkelon 7

    Ashkelon 7
    av Lawrence E. Stager

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781646020904

    The Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon continues its final report series with a study of the Iron Age I. Following the dramatic collapse of the Mediterranean world at the end of the Bronze Age, new groups emerged across the Levantine littoral. One of…

  • Israel in der altorientalischen Welt

    Israel in der altorientalischen Welt
    av Rudiger Liwak

    Inbunden - 2013 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783110271416

    Das Alte Testament ist vielfach mit der Geschichte und Kultur des Alten Israel und seiner altorientalischen Umwelt verbunden. Die vorliegenden Aufsatze, die vor allem literarhistorisch undarchaologischargumentieren, leisten einen wichtigen kultur- u…